Problems with init on the first boot

Ken Dyke ken_i_m at
Tue Nov 12 04:40:09 PST 2002

On Tue, 2002-11-12 at 05:11, Timo Kehler wrote:
> Hi. (sorry, i'm german and i can't write english very well, i hope you can 
> understand me)
> I made a lfs system like the lfs book says it. There war no errors. Then i 
> reboot my system and boot my lfs system.
> He found all my hardware and mounted my harddisk.
> but then he said:
> Warning: unable to open an initial console.
> Kernel panic: no init found. Try passing init= option to kernel.
> What should i do now? Who can i fix this error.
> Thanks for answers.

Try the archives.  Just now I accessed them by going to
and entering 'unable to open an initial console lfs'  The first two
returns are mailing list threads that cover this error message.  For

I think, therefore, ken_i_m
Chief Gadgeteer,
Elegant Innovations
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